FOUR CHAPLAINS CEREMONY
For the story of the Four Chaplains, go to http://www.fourchaplains.org/
Sunday, January 26, 2020 at 2:00pm
On February 3rd, 1943 four American chaplains of different faiths - Protestant, Jewish, and Catholic - each gave away their life preservers and their chances for survival when their ship, the USS Dorchester was mortally struck. The four chaplains went down together with the ship.
This is their story.
Coast Guard Station
Commemorate the heroic acts of four army chaplains who gave up their lives when the troop ship Dorchester was torpedoed in the North Atlantic on February 3rd. 1943, and to recognize and honor Veterans of the Armed Forces for their patriotic service, dedication and sacrifice in the name of freedom.